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Wed 13th Nov, all systems go!

A busy day with Tim, Dave A & Geralyn flying the Bristol Aerospace students, the cafe nicely full of visiting motorcyclists and the work group active.ย  Richard S. filled up more holes in the track; a lot of work has been put into fixing holes on the track so PLEASE DRIVE SLOWLYย  on the perimeter track – the suggested speed limit is a maximum not a target, a brisk walking pace is sensible around an airfield. Gill & Julian tidied ...
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Mon 11th Nov: “Start your engines”

A small group turned up to take advantage of Gordon’s kind offer to turn up and winch on Monday. Despite a slightly unpromising start a handful of gliders launched. The local ridge proved reasonably reliable and managed to avoid most of the showers. Elsewhere the story was not quite so straightforward. A few pilots visited Bath successfully at least once, but eventually all those who ventured away from the local ridge required a bit of assistance from the Iron Thermal ...
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Photos from Bristol and Gloucestershire Gliding Club's post

Nothing like a group trip to the seaside to mark the end of the Summer holidays! Well done boys and girls.

๐Ÿ“ท Scotty Doo @ St. Catherine's ... See more

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Nymspfield boys and girls on Tour at the BGA Interclub League #gliding #bga #avgeek

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How can gliders fly without propulsion | The most complete explanation

Support my work here http://joyplanes.com/donate/ Watch this video in Spanish here https://youtu.be/kssl8xomOxo Special thanks to Stefan Langer, a ... See more

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A huge thank you to @flightdeckwingman who generously provided 5 Airline Assessment Preparation Courses to the Junior pilots that demonstrated the ... See more

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We could not be more stoked that these 3 pilots, who we claim as our own, all won top prizes at the UK Junior Nationals awards last night.

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Thank you to #skylaunch for their generous sponsorship of the Junior Nationals entry fees.

#UKJG19 #bga #gliding

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Congratulations to Jake Brattle for his 3rd and final win of the UK Junior Nationals. This trophy could not be better deserved!

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A shout out to the #bga 2 seater coaches that gave up their time (and gliders) to fly pre-silver pilots in the Junior Nationals. This coaching ... See more

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Sadly due to poor flying conditions, the final day of the competition has just been cancelled.

We look forward to sharing the results with you ... See more

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First launch of the final day of the UK Junior Nationals will happen at 14:40.

Good luck everyone! ๐Ÿ€

#bga #UKJG19 #gliding #intotheblue

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Penultimate day of the UK Junior Nationals. Yesterday was long with over 30 landouts. Today is an Assigned Area Task in the blue.

Please come home ... See more

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There's something a little haunting about a grid with no pilots.

Day 8 of the UK Junior Nationals is here.

#UKJG19 #bga #gliding #gridsquat

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Nailbiting times in Control as we wait and see who is coming home and who got stuck in the blue.

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#glideandseek - the website for all anxious glider pilot mums!

Track our competition pilots on www.glideandseek.com as they set of on Task B ... See more

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When the weather doesn't do quite as Sid said it would #rebrief #UKJG19 #gliding #bga

2 months ago
Photos from Bristol and Gloucestershire Gliding Club's post

Day 7 of the UK Junior Nationals is underway. Comp Director Andy Davis sends son and Deputy Director Matt Davis to sniff.

First launch not before ... See more

2 months ago
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It's the bank holiday weekend and the forecast is good! ๐Ÿ˜โ›…

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Noice little day out...

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